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Metro Series: Ranford

family1Saturday 6th January 2017

Ranford Oval, Eastwood Pde, Canning Vale
The start of the new year and the first Metro event of 2018 is on a new map, drawn by Metro Series Co-ordinator Ricky Thackray, and shaped like a kite! That alone is worth a visit, if the various lakes and Ricky’s infamous tRicky course setting style(s) aren’t


Metro Series: Lake Gwelup

lachlanSaturday 13th January 2017

Lake Gwelup Reserve, Huntriss Rd, Gwelup.

Another of our many lake maps but with many waterways and urban bushland to run in this area has plenty to offer. Using the Score format it will give you plenty of time to explore the map, making the most of the 60 minute time limit with the potential


Metro Series: City Beach

collagecitybeachsmallSaturday 20th January 2017

Jubilee Park, Challenger Pde, City Beach
Come to City Beach for a walk, jog, run or cycle along some fantastic and picturesque surf and turf. This area is a long term favourite beachside map incorporating the snug area between the ocean and the highway. Make the most of the


Metro Series: Wanneroo Lakeside

richardbikeenewswebSaturday 27th January 2017

Lake Joondalup Park, Scenic Dve, Wanneroo

Celebrate the long weekend with a map in hand. Venturing north once more, an evening along the lakeside awaits at Lake Joondalup Park. With only one month left to enjoy the Metro Series and orienteering in the late afternoon you'll


Metro Series: Shelley Foreshore

svenenewswebSaturday 3rd February 2017

Shelley Beach Park, Riverton Dve N, Shelley

This, new for the 2018 Season Metro map, was made by first time Metro mapper and long time orienteer Dave Pass. You'll be able to take in the scenery along the riverside with extensive foreshore parklands and flat suburban terrain as you


Metro Series: Swanbourne

Saturday 10th Fenruary 2017

Swanbourne Primary School, Narla Rd, Swanbourne


The final beachside event of the year so make the most of the surf, sand and hills! Explore Lake Claremont, Swanbourne Reserve, or take in the coastal panorama from the top of Melon Hill.

Controls will be worth


Metro Series: Mt Pleasant

startrunnersenewsSaturday 17th February 2018

Mount Henry Bridge Park, The Esplanade, Mount Pleasant

Explore beside the river, including both sides of Kwinana Freeway, Canning River/Bull Creek Western foreshore, Blue Gum Lake and Booragoon Lake.

The assembly area is off The Esplanade on the north side of Mt Henry


Metro Series: Bayswater

groupenewswebSaturday 24th February 2018

AP Hinds Reserve, Milne St, Bayswater

The final event of the season and your last chance to accumulate series points takes us back to the river at Bayswater. This map consists of extensive riverside parkland and a limited street network with a couple of small hills.You’ll also might


MTBO North Fremantle

richardbikeenewswebSunday 11th March 2018

Tom Perrott Reserve, McCabe St, Mosman Park

The first event of the mountain bike orienteering season is a novelty bike (or walk/run) ramble in North Fremantle and Mosman Park. Participants will complete a clue answer sheet, based on information obtained by visiting the control


NavDash Bunbury Senior High School

HarrySprintchampsSaturday 24th March 2018

Bunbury Senior High School, Haig Crescent (near Upper Esplanade)

The school is celebrating 100 years this March and the architecture of the building and majestic views are not to be missed.
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SWOT FootO Evedon Ridge

WarraninealdoSunday 25th March 2018

Evendon Ridge, near Burekup

Continuing on with majestic views, head up to Evedonon Sunday morning and enjoy the amazing views down to Bunbury and ocean while enjoying bush orienteering in the beautful south west.

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NavDash Whiteman Park

olivercottesloeSunday 18th March 2018

Whiteman Park

NavDash events have courses to suit all abilities. The setting team will be Oliver Martin, Sarah Richards and Shaun Richards and, although young, they have a wealth of orienteering experience. So come along, enjoy the event and support them as they start their


MTBO Falcon

Photo 1Sunday 15th April 2018

Owen Avenue, Falcon

Keep your wheels rolling in April with an urban mountain bike orienteering event exploring Falcon. On a new map situated on the estuary side of Old Coast Road, the area is almost totally flat and takes in relaxing paths alongside the estuary, conservation reserve and


NavDash John Curtin College of the Arts

John Curtin Sten resizedSunday 22nd April 2018

John Curtin College of the Arts, Fremantle

NavDash returns to a complex school campus with courses to suit all abilities. The Three Poppies (Daisy, Christine and Rosie) hope to see you at John Curtin as you test your orienteering on a granular* map and have a go


Garvey Park NavDash

garveyparkellieSunday 29th April 2018

Garvey Park, Ascot

The NavDash series continues at Garvey Park, with some wide-open spaces in contrast to the intricate detail of last weeks venue John Curtin College of the Arts. Bring everyone, including the dog, and have a run around one of Perth’s excellent riverside parks.


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